Heavy Rain & Flooding Alert For 13 Irish Counties

Ireland is bracing itself for a drastic shift in weather conditions today, as a recent short-lived heatwave gives way to heavy rain. Met Eireann, the national meteorological service, issued weather warnings for 13 counties across the country on September 15th. The deluge comes with the looming threat of localized flooding in some areas. An “orange” … Read more

Air Traffic Control Bug, A “One in 15 Million” Event, Prompts Permanent System Changes

In a rare and unprecedented incident, an air traffic control malfunction last week, described as a “one in 15 million” event, disrupted thousands of flights across Ireland and Europe. The UK’s National Air Traffic Services (NATS) revealed that the system failure occurred due to a software glitch that mishandled a flight plan. The glitch was … Read more

Sarah Lavin Shatters Ireland’s 100m Hurdles Record

Limerick’s Sarah Lavin has etched her name in the Irish athletics history books with a stunning 100m hurdles run. Breaking Phil Healy’s 11.28-second record with a blistering 11.27-second sprint in Bellinzona, Switzerland, Lavin showcased her prowess at the Continental Tour Silver Gala dei Castelli. This gripping race pitted her against Italy’s Zaynab Dosso, who clinched … Read more

Irish Summer Surprise: Heatwave Hits With 26°C Highs, Thunderstorm Warnings

Ireland is set to bask in a “mini-heatwave” with temperatures soaring to 26°C after weeks of autumn-like weather. MET Eireann, the national forecaster, predicts warm and sunny conditions for the rest of the week, possibly extending into the next. However, there’s a twist in the forecast, as the heat could trigger thunderstorms, with Wednesday and … Read more

Ballinasloe Indian Community offers free tax workshop for Indian immigrants tomorrow

Ballinasloe Indian Community (BICC) and renowned Malayali tax consultant Shijumon Chacko from Ireland are hosting a free tax workshop for the Indian Immigrants. A workshop on ‘TAX CHALLENGES FACED BY MIGRANT NURSES: NAVIGATING FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES’ will be held at Moore Community Hall on June 16th from 6 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Shijumon Chacko … Read more

Dublin pub gets surprise visit from Hollywood legend Morgan Freeman

Hollywood legend Morgan Freeman made a surprise visit at a Dublin pub during his trip to Ireland over the weekend. The Bridge 1859 in Ballsbridge, south Dublin, was astonished to see Freeman enter for a drink on Sunday night after MCing an event at UCD. The bar shared a photo on social media with the … Read more

Mayil Matta Rice gets clearance certification from European Union

Mayil Matta Rice, manufactured by the Kottakal Group of Companies, which has more than 50 years of expertise in the rice marketing industry, has received a European Union clearance certificate for ensuring quality in food products. After passing each of the EU-mandated exams, Mayil Matta Rice has accomplished this remarkable achievement. According to the findings … Read more

Popular fish product urgently recalled due to presence of Listeria bacteria

A batch of Wright of Howth’s Organic Irish Smoked Salmon is being recalled due to the possible presence of listeria monocytogenes.  Symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes infection can include mild flu-like symptoms, or gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.  In rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications. Some people are more vulnerable … Read more

US tech firm ServiceNow to create 400 jobs

US tech firm ServiceNow, a cloud-based platform that helps companies manage their digital workflow, is set to create 400 new jobs in Ireland over the next three years. The company’s plans for additional expansion in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa coincide with the decision to boost staff at this location. The recently announced roles … Read more

Bridge in Dublin to be renamed Bloody Sunday Bridge despite opposition

A bridge near Croke Park in Dublin will be renamed Bloody Sunday Bridge in honour of the 1920 massacre at the GAA stadium despite demands from certain council members for a halt in the plan. For the past three years, there has been discussion and public input regarding renaming the Clonliffe Bridge/Russell Street Bridge to … Read more

Gardaí hailed as ‘heroes’ for providing emergency care to injured teen on motorway

A young man’s severe injuries triggered two Gardai to act bravely, and they received widespread appreciation for it. Gardaí Roisín O’Donnell and Rose McGlynn were out on patrol along the M1 at Charleville, Co Louth, when they were flagged down by a distressed couple on the hard shoulder two weeks ago. Gardai rushed to the … Read more

Thunderstorm and rain warning for 23 counties as temperatures to hit up to 27 degrees tomorrow

A weather warning is in effect until noon today and there is a probability of thunderstorms and rain throughout most of the country. For Cavan, Donegal, Monaghan, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, and all of Leinster, Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow thunderstorm and rain warning. Localised slow-moving showers with heavy downpours and a chance … Read more

Registration started for Kerala House Children’s Drawing Competition to be held June 17

A colouring and pencil drawing contest for children will be conducted by Kerala House on June 17 from 10 to 11 am at the Lucan Youth Centre on Primrose Lane, County Dublin. The competitions are in two categories: the 5–10 age group and the 11–15 age group. The registration fee is 2 euros. The organisers provide … Read more